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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Cardiovascular Disease

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Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,259 6,336 70.0 68.5-71.5 2,923 30.0 28.5-31.5
-Guilford County 439 302 69.9 64.6-74.7 137 30.1 25.3-35.4
GENDER
Male 161 115 73.5 65.1-80.5 46 26.5 19.5-34.9
Female 278 187 66.7 59.8-73.0 91 33.3 27.0-40.2
RACE
White 308 218 70.4 64.0-76.1 90 29.6 23.9-36.0
Other 130 84 69.4 59.5-77.8 46 30.6 22.2-40.5
AGE
18-44 174 118 69.9 61.4-77.2 56 30.1 22.8-38.6
45+ 261 181 69.6 62.7-75.7 80 30.4 24.3-37.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 85 57.9 48.3-67.0 64 42.1 33.0-51.7
Some College + 288 217 77.9 72.0-82.8 71 22.1 17.2-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 121 62.8 54.1-70.8 70 37.2 29.2-45.9
$50,000+ 140 111 79.8 70.9-86.5 29 20.2 13.5-29.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 305 67.0 61.6-71.9 143 33.0 28.1-38.4
Guilford 439 302 69.9 64.6-74.7 137 30.1 25.3-35.4
Mecklenburg 443 324 76.1 71.2-80.4 119 23.9 19.6-28.8
Orange 448 345 73.5 66.2-79.7 103 26.5 20.3-33.8
Wake 443 327 73.3 68.0-78.0 116 26.7 22.0-32.0
Chatham/Lee 390 266 65.7 58.8-72.0 124 34.3 28.0-41.2
Nash/Wilson 368 248 67.4 61.3-73.0 120 32.6 27.0-38.7
Craven/Pamlico 447 275 60.2 54.5-65.7 172 39.8 34.3-45.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 427 287 67.5 62.0-72.6 140 32.5 27.4-38.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 314 71.9 66.5-76.8 138 28.1 23.2-33.5
Franklin/Gran./Vance 469 305 70.8 64.3-76.4 164 29.2 23.6-35.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 421 302 62.6 49.0-74.5 119 37.4 25.5-51.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 466 297 65.3 60.1-70.1 169 34.7 29.9-39.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 408 258 66.8 61.0-72.1 150 33.2 27.9-39.0
Northeast NC I 448 293 67.6 61.8-72.8 155 32.4 27.2-38.2
Northeast NC II 500 343 68.5 63.2-73.3 157 31.5 26.7-36.8
Northeastern Partnership 948 636 68.2 64.3-71.8 312 31.8 28.2-35.7
Mountain AHEC 1,288 909 67.8 63.1-72.2 379 32.2 27.8-36.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,234 2,132 69.0 66.2-71.6 1,102 31.0 28.4-33.8
Piedmont 3,975 2,772 71.1 69.0-73.1 1,203 28.9 26.9-31.0
Western NC 2,050 1,432 67.9 64.3-71.4 618 32.1 28.6-35.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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